Adventures of a Frontier Naturalist: The Life and Times of Dr. Gideon Lincecum

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Collated from four overlapping memoirs, some not previously published, this extraordinary man's account of his life as Indian trader, physician, and naturalist is lively and abounding in humor. Lincecum's experiences of following the frontier in the early 1800s, all the way from Georgia to Texas, were not so unusual in themselves, but the intellect and wit that inform his memoirs make them unique. His scientific articles and collections of specimens, his correspondence with leading scientists of the time, and his six years ...

Adventures of a Frontier Naturalist: The Life and Times of Dr. Gideon Lincecum 1994, Texas A&M University Press

ISBN-13: 9780890965924

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